Biology Project Manager
Company: HELIX ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, INC.
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 23, 2022
HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing,
California-based employee-owned environmental consulting firm, is
seeking an experienced, highly motivated Biology Project Manager
with critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic to join our
team in Southern California (San Diego, Irvine or Pasadena office
locations). HELIX provides CEQA/NEPA, biological, cultural resource
management, habitat restoration, regulatory permitting,
environmental compliance monitoring, acoustics and noise control,
air quality and greenhouse gas, and GIS services to both the public
and private sectors. Why work for HELIX? We prioritize our
employees. We have been an employee-owned firm since 2004,
providing employees a vested interest in the firm's success through
our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). HELIX placed in the top
three for environmental consulting firms and in the top ten for
firms in our size range (100 to 199 employees) nationwide in the
ZweigWhite Best Firms to Work For 2021 survey. Our employees
describe us as team-oriented, caring, flexible, and driven by our
standards of integrity. In addition to our competitive benefit
package, we also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional
growth, employee development training and community volunteer
programs, and we support a hybrid work environment that balances
the ability to work in the office and from home, when needed.HELIX
offers a competitive benefits package, that includes:
- Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
- Life Insurance
- Personal Time Off
- Bonus Program
- ESOP participation
- 401K participationDuties The Biology Project Manager
responsibilities include managing biological resources-related
projects, preparing biological technical reports and plans in
accordance with agency requirements, and serving as biological
resources lead during environmental review of projects by the
appropriate jurisdictions and agencies. The position also will
include resource agency consultation and permitting, client
coordination, and preparation of proposals and related business
development activities. The Biology Project Manager may be required
to conduct biological fieldwork on occasion; however, primary
responsibilities are not fieldwork related. HELIX is an equal
opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and an
inclusive work environment. We encourage all qualified applicants
to apply regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),
parental status, national origin, disability, age, genetic
information (including family medical history), political
affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections
extend to all management practices and decisions, including
recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training,
and career development programs.PM21 Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an environmental science,
biology or related field.
- Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in the environmental
field carrying out biological resources or similar projects as a
consultant or agency staff member.
- Minimum 2 years focused experience serving as project manager
on multiple projects for a variety of clients, including direct
client and agency interface, managing sub consultants, reviewing
work products, and completing multiple and simultaneous tasks
within time and budget constraints; management of compliance
programs and renewable energy projects would not be sufficient for
this experience requirement.
- Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills as a
project manager (please specify in cover letter)
- Demonstrated experience leading and assisting with business
development and marketing efforts, including proposal
- Demonstrated experience preparing biological technical report
and related CEQA reports.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Additional skills considered a plus:
- A Master's degree or higher in biology, natural resources, or
- Strong client and agency relationships.
- Demonstrated experience leading or assisting with regulatory
permitting in California with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water
Quality Control Board.
- Experience managing multiple, concurrent, large-scale
biological, natural resource, or similar projects in California for
both public and private sector clients.
- Experience preparing or managing biological resources technical
studies in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San
- Experience managing or preparing CEQA and NEPA documents.
- On the list of County of San Diego Approved CEQA Consultants
for Biological Resources, County of Riverside Authorized Biological
Consultants, and/or other qualifications demonstrating high level
of understanding with local agency requirements.
- Demonstrated experience in preparation of larger proposal
efforts and participation in interviews.
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